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Job #: R-00124278
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: National Security

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Description

Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! Leidos is a prime contractor providing worldwide intelligence analysis and analytic enabling support. The Leidos National Security Sector has a career opportunity for a Senior Data Scientist in the Columbia, MD area. The effort provides rapid response to on-site intelligence requirements for DoD operational and/or deployed forces. This position is contingent upon contract award.

Job Summary

The Data Scientist conducts data analytics, data engineering, data mining, exploratory analysis, predictive analysis, and statistical analysis, and uses scientific techniques to correlate data into graphical, written, visual, and verbal narrative products, enabling more informed analytic decisions. The Data Scientist proactively retrieves information from various sources, analyzes it for better understanding about the data set, and builds AI tools that automate certain processes. Duties typically include: creating various ML-based tools or processes, such as recommendation engines or automated lead scoring systems; performing statistical analysis, applying data mining techniques, and building high quality prediction systems. The Data Scientist should be skilled in data visualization and use of graphical applications, including Microsoft Office (Power BI) and Tableau; major data science languages, such as R and Python; managing and merging of disparate data sources, preferably through R, Python, or SQL; statistical analysis; and data mining algorithms. Should have prior experience with large data Multi-INT analytics, ML, and automated predictive analytics.

Perform system assessments and data analytics; provide modeling/visualization, machine learning, statistic, data engineering, pattern recognition/learning support; facilitate technical data information extraction/retrieval and knowledge discovery; use data science approaches to identify anomalies, patterns, signatures, and relationships in mission assessments. Additionally, provide product review, feedback, and OJT. Develop and implement research and process improvements in collaboration with Government leadership.

Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret/SCI (TS/SCI) with Polygraph security clearance required.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university. A Bachelor’s degree and an additional 5 years of related senior experience, for a total of 17 years, may be substituted for the Master’s degree.
  • At least 12 years of relevant data science experience, with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.
  • Experience with data visualization and use of graphical applications, including: Microsoft Office (Power BI) and Tableau, Major data science languages, such as R and Python
  • Experience managing and merging of disparate data sources, preferably through R, Python, or SQL.
  • Experience with statistical analysis and data mining algorithms. 
  • Prior experience with large data Multi-INT analytics, ML, and automated predictive analytics.

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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